2017 ORS 411.610¹
Indorsement by others of assistance checks or warrants payable to deceased recipient
  • disposition of proceeds

Any check or warrant issued by the Department of Human Services or the Oregon Health Authority to a recipient of public assistance or medical assistance who subsequently dies may be indorsed in the name of the deceased by the surviving spouse or a next of kin in the order described in ORS 293.490 (Payment upon death of person entitled to money from state if estate not in probate) (3); and payment may be made and the proceeds used without any of the restrictions enumerated in ORS 293.495 (Procedure for payment) (1). [Amended by 1957 c.120 §1; 1981 c.594 §9; 2011 c.720 §114; 2013 c.688 §49]

Chapter 411

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Public Welfare Division records showing cost of medical services to welfare recipients as public records, (1972) Vol 35, p 1143

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 411—Public Assistance and Medical Assistance, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors411.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 411, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano411.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.